April 21, 2010 > American Leadership Forum Silicon Valley announces new Fellows class
American Leadership Forum Silicon Valley announces new Fellows class
Submitted By Debbie Ford-Scriba
On April 15, American Leadership Forum-Silicon Valley (ALF) announced its 22nd class of Fellows. Twenty-two individuals, representing multiple sectors and diverse backgrounds, bring their collective experience to serve the common good as part of ALF Class XXII.
ALF Class XXII consists of:
Margaret Abe-Koga, City of Mountain View Councilor
Jaime Alvarado, Executive Director, Somos Mayfair
Marcela Davison Aviles, President and CEO/Executive Producer, Mexican Heritage Corporation
Luisa Buada, RN, MPH, Chief Executive Officer, Ravenswood Family Health Center
Emmett D. Carson, CEO and President, Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Pete Constant, City of San Jose Councilor
Van Dang, Vice President, Law and Deputy General Counsel, Cisco Systems, Inc.
Jenny Do, President, Efficio Law Group P.C.
Peter Fortenbaugh, Executive Director, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula
Matt Hammer, Executive Director, PACT (People Acting in Community Together)
Tiffany Ho, Medical Director, Santa Clara County Mental Health Department
Raj Jayadev, Executive Director, Silicon Valley De-Bug
Gregory Kepferle, CEO, Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
Scott Knies, Executive Director, San Jose Downtown Association
Larry Kuechler, Principal, Berger Lewis Accountancy Corp.
Ruth Lutes, Vice President Customer Care and Quality, Synaptics
Jeremy Ray, Director of Political Affairs, Santa Clara Firefighters, IAFF Local 1171
Bob Reidy, Vice President, Land, Buildings & Real Estate, Stanford University
Cookie Ridolfi, Director, Northern California Innocence Project
Thomas Rodden, Senior Director, Enterprise Applications, Varian Medical Systems
Tom Stephenson, Partner, McKinsey & Company
ALF Fellows are nominated through the ALF network and from the Silicon Valley community. The 2009-2010 Network Development Committee was chaired by Senior Fellows Webb McKinney, Management Consultant, and Hermelinda Sapien, CEO of the Center for Employment Training (CET).
ALF and the Class XXII Fellows
American Leadership Forum-Silicon Valley
American Leadership Forum-Silicon Valley (ALF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to building a better Silicon Valley community by joining and strengthening leaders to serve the common good. ALF was founded in 1988 to create a regional network of diverse senior-level leaders across private, public and non-profit sectors.
Graduates of the organization's one-year Fellows program, now numbering more than 420, have created a network that brings together a broad cross-section of leaders committed to building a stronger community, using collaborative leadership skills to identify and deal with complex regional issues and creating opportunities to work together in ways that make a significant difference to Silicon Valley.